A cure for diabetes, the spices that help

Diabetes is a metabolic disease, among the most common ones that can affect the human being. The technical name is diabetes mellitus and can arise from an early age with deadly consequences if not properly treated. The onset is linked to insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas. Due to this problem, in fact, the person suffering from diabetes can’t eat certain food, especially the ones rich in sugar and must necessarily follow a diet that helps moderate the presence of sugar in the blood. However, there are some spices that can keep this disease under control.

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Cinnamon is a sweet spice, often used to make cakes and other similar food. According to some recent studies, a controlled consume of this spice for at least thirty days can lower the level of glucose in the blood.


This spice has only recently arrived on our tables and is increasingly used in the kitchen. For those suffering from diabetes or at risk it can be a food to use in the kitchen as it is able to lower glucose levels.


This spice is very useful for other disturbs and sicknesses as well, is often used to cure a cold, a sore throat and a cough and to disinfect the oral cavity or as a natural antiemetic. Ginger is able to keep the values of cholesterol and glucose in the blood under control.


Sage can be taken, like other spices, by drinking an infusion or it can be used to season some dishes. It is a powerful and natural disinfectant, very useful against germs and can work as an antioxidant. For those who suffer from diabetes, sage can be an efficient alternative.


Fenugreek is a type of herb that should be included in the alimentary regime of people suffering from diabetes. Its main feature, in fact, is that it’s glucose-lowering, which maintains the values of cholesterol and sugar in the body stable.


Turmeric is a spice that can help maintain glycaemia under control, for this reason it should be included in the diet of those who suffer from diabetes. It has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antiatherosclerotic features.


We often use it in the kitchen to season many dishes and, other than being a natural disinfectant, it is an efficient ally against diabetes because it helps maintain the values of glycaemia and cholesterol in the blood stable, especially for those who suffer from type 2 diabetes.

*The content reported is of an informative nature: it does not replace diagnosis and medical treatment.  It must not be used to make decisions about the intake or suspension of drug therapies and can not replace the opinion of a professional member of any licensed medical discipline.